[Juser] problem adding contacts

Rosemary L Roberts rosemary at freed-om.net
Wed Sep 14 18:34:49 CDT 2005


Ok, nevermind. I solved it myself.

In case anyone else has this problem too (though it seems as though  
there is no one else on this list...) all I did was try a different  
server. So, don't use jabber.freenet.de! It doesn't work.


On 13 Sep, 2005, at 15:53, Rosemary L Roberts wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I use Mac OS 10.4 (Tiger) and I just set up Jabber (through iChat)  
> so that I can talk to friends who use MSN. I followed the  
> instructions on http://allforces.com/2005/05/06/ichat-to-msn- 
> through-jabber/ exactly (at least I think I did) and everything  
> seems to work well except I can't add my friends to my contact list.
>
> For example, my friend is username at hotmail.com, so I added her in  
> as username%hotmail.com at msn.freenet.de (jabber.freenet.de is one of  
> the servers that was recommended on the above information site, and  
> the one that I signed up through).
>
> Under her name in my contact list it says  "waiting for  
> authorization") but she has not been notified. Furthermore, if I  
> try to send her a message, I get this error: "unable to resolve  
> hostname"
>
> Can anybody help me out with this? I went back over the  
> instructions, as well as looking at other instruction pages, but  
> it's hard to find a site that deals with this particular issue. If  
> anybody has any ideas, I would be very greatfull.
>
> Thank you!
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